Sunday, March 13, 2011

High School Sports

Oh, brother: St. Ray’s beats Xaverian to reach CHSAA ‘AA’ semis

When Oliver Antigua needed some advice on how to beat Xaverian, the St. Raymond’s coach kept it in the family. Comment.
High School Sports

Caiazzo, Pandas knock off Bonnies for B/Q Division II crown

Alyson Caiazzo admitted to not being a quick starter. Comment.
High School Sports

Vikings wake up to come back on Midwood in quarters

Anwar Gladden’s South Shore team was down two points at halftime to Midwood, a squad the Vikings routed twice in the regular season. A potentially magical playoff run was hanging in the balance. Comment.
High School Sports

Heart of a champion: Down 10 late, Boys & Girls rallies past South Shore

Antione Slaughter and Mike Taylor have been inseparable since the two arrived at Boys & Girls three years ago as freshman. The two seniors, who won a city title together last March, were apart Sunday – Slaughter on the court and Taylor on the bench in street clothes, serving an academic-related suspension. Comment.
24/7

Zulu’s kings

They’ve come a long way from “Graceland.” Comment.
24/7

It’s Purim — so get baking those hamantaschen

You can usually find hamantaschen — those three-cornered cookies filled with fruit or poppy seeds — year-round in bakeries. But traditionally, it’s a treat meant to be enjoyed during the Jewish holiday of Purim. Comment.
24/7

Irish ayes! If you want to celebrate St. Pats, you need this article

Kiss us, we’ve gone Irish. Comment.
24/7

Rabbit Hole’s ‘Frankenstein’ is still a sexy beast

It’s alive — again! Comment.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

24/7

Diamonds on the souls of their shoes — Ladysmith Black Mambazo in Brooklyn next week

They’ve come a long way from “Graceland.” Comment.
Borough-wide

Brooklyn finally gets what it needs — a baby expo!

Brooklyn — your babies have come a long way. Comment.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Brooklyn Courier

Thief snatches cafe’s computer

76th Precinct Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

This was a real potty crime

84th Precinct Comment.
Borough-wide

CB12 cries Wolf!

Community Board 12’s district manager lied when he told city officials that the board backed a plan to give a supermarket nearly $2-million in tax abatements to help the store expand, say some members of the board. Comment.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Dining

A feast fit for three kings — where to eat out this Christmas Eve

Sure, Christmas Eve is one of the big “family nights” on the Gregorian calendar, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take the family out to a great meal at one of the few borough restaurants that are open. Here’s our guide to the best Christmas Eve dining options (minus Chinese restaurants, which never seem to close). Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Bank robbery on Montague St!

84th Precinct Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Delivery boy beaten

77th Precinct Comment.
Mill–Marine Courier

Bad reflection: Auto glass shopkeeper maces customer who attacked him

Glazier goons Comment.
Flatbush

Meat lover: Man shoots uncle for stealing his chuck chop

What a carnivore! Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Brutal attack on Smith Street

76th Precinct Comment.
Canarsie

City spares PS 114 — charter school is moving in

The Department of Education’s well honed performance ax will not be coming down on PS 114, according to a surprising 11th-hour compromise that spared the embattled Canarsie school — but a separate-but-equal charter school will open inside the 100-year-old city building. Comment.
Canarsie

Door bashed busted

Heeerree’s Johnny! Comment.
Borough-wide

It’s all car crime this week

68th Precinct Comment.
Bay News

Horrific car crash takes one life, wounds three others

Killed in crash Comment.
Features

Lisa Speroni is on our Honor Roll

BoroBeat

Scouts go sled-to-sled in Coney for Klondike derby

Coney Island’s beach morphed into a winter runway for scouts on sleds who powered their lean, mean, homespun machines on Saturday for the Boy Scouts of America Brooklyn Council’s annual Klondike derby. Comment.
Borough-wide

Fair fares

Hail yes! Comment.
Borough-wide

Bad voodoo: “Good luck” ritual sparks devastating Flatbush blaze

A set of voodoo candles used in a “good luck” ritual set off the massive Feb. 20 East Flatbush fire that killed one woman and left 47 families homeless last week — and fire officials say the early evening blaze could have easily been contained had the occupants of the apartment called 911 instead of trying to put it out by themselves. Comment.
Borough-wide

Rabbit season

A Brooklyn artist has put his “stamp” on the Lunar New Year, drawing on his family background and memories of the traditions of the Chinese holiday to create the images that are featured on the series of 12 stamps for the United States Postal Service. Comment.
Borough-wide

Maimonides’ Dr. Joseph Cunningham dies at 70

Dr. Joseph N. Cunningham, Jr., who headed Maimonides Medical Center’s for nearly three decades and whose yearly parties at his upstate New York farm delighted the hospital’s residents and their families, died suddenly on Feb. 21 at the age of 70. Comment.
Borough-wide

86th Street station mezzanine a showcase Ridge-themed artwork

Bay Ridge’s rich history is the inspiration behind a mosaic mural planned for the 86th Street subway station that should be installed sometime next month. Comment.
Borough-wide

Shul approved

A local civic gave its blessing last week to an Orthodox congregation looking to build a shul on E. Second Street between Avenue P and Quentin Road, after logging just a couple complaints that the synagogue would change the character of the residential block. Comment.
Borough-wide

Scissor shuffle

An old-school Brighton Beach Avenue barbershop is moving down the block, and it’s taking all of its charm with it! Comments (1).
Borough-wide

Teachers in lesbian sex romp sue city for $2 million

The two James Madison High School teachers fired for an alleged lesbian sex romp in a school classroom are looking for more action — in civil court. Comment.
Features

Anne plus James equals Oscar disappointment

If Oscar wore a tux he’d be ripping it off in disgust right about now. Comment.
High School Sports

Bernardi’s back, but Xaverian falls to Holy Cross

Brian Bernardi spent the better part of the last week feverishly rehabbing his bruised right shoulder and the junior guard spent much of the first half on Feb. 23 desperately trying to find his shot. Though he wasn’t about to use an injury that forced him to miss Xaverian’s last two games as an excuse. Comment.
High School Sports

Poly Prep’s Buford making most of basketball swan song

With every jump shot or layup, rebound or assist, win or loss, Alex Buford gets a little closer to the end of his basketball career. Comment.
High School Sports

Nazareth tops Christ the King, earns Brooklyn/Queens regular-season title

Nazareth understands its most important meeting with Christ the King could come in mid-March, but that doesn’t change the way the team feels when it steps on the court against the Royals — whether CK All-American Bria Smith was playing or not. Comment.
High School Sports

Inexperience shows for Loughlin in B/Q semis loss to Christ the King

Ed Gonzalez didn’t want to blame his team’s inexperience or its youth, but it was hard not to with the way his team played in key moments in front of a capacity crowd at Christ the King. There was the slow start, falling behind 10-0, the poor way it finished the first half, getting outscored 12-0, and the final nail in its coffin — failing to score for the first five minutes of the fourth quarter. Comment.
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Yum-Yum! Regina Opera does ‘The Mikado’

Let’s face it, everyone loves “The Mikado.” Comment.

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